Two drivers and a passenger were injured following a head-on collision on N.C. 226 Thursday afternoon.
A study released this month found that subjects who did well on test questions as teenagers had a lower incidence of Alzheimer's and related dementias in their 60s and 70s than those who scored poorly.
After much planning and preparation, McDowell County and the city of Marion are about to celebrate a big birthday. And the fun and festivities kicks off this weekend and will last through next weekend.
Tuesday afternoon, more than 40 workers with the N.C. Department of Transportation mobilized out of the resident engineer’s office in Marion to head eastward so they could help with clean up and recovery efforts from Hurricane Florence.
As family and friends of Austen Dunn work to increase awareness of the medical condition that unexpectedly took her young life two years ago, they’re comforted by others’ memories of her.
She'd been holding Kaiden to her chest. But now she was only holding onto his forearm. The waters whooshed by with surprising force, pulling him away. She had his wrist. Then his hand. Then his fingers. Then he was gone.
Facing what she worried was going to be her fourth miscarriage in less than two years, country music star Carrie Underwood said she curled up next to her 3-year-old son and prayed like she had never prayed in the past.
Overall, about 14 percent of young transgender people said they had attempted suicide, which is the second-leading cause of death among young people ages 15 to 19, according to the Center for Disease Control. The leading cause is accidents.
The issue about pulling McDowell out of the three-county district health department and having a standalone, locally run department was again brought before the McDowell County Commissioners. But this time, the commissioners heard from numerous employees with the Health Department who are up…